The Licensing office at the Kentucky Horse Park is closed until further notice. We are accepting applications via fax, email or regular mail. Include credit or debit card information for processing.
To send information to a live racetrack, use the Fax #859-202-3510. Faxes sent to the Horse Park office Fax will not be received after hours or on weekends.
Fax - (859) 202-3510
*New applicants: Include a copy or photo of current driver's license with the application
**Authorized Agent Applications will not be accepted by fax or email.
Kentucky Horse Racing Commission
4063 Iron Works Parkway, building B
Lexington Ky, 40511
For questions regarding licensing, contact George Haydon (859) 447-6358
November & December Field Office Hours
11/25 - 11/26 Wednesday - Thursday | 9am - 3pm
*The Churchill Downs License Office will be closed Friday 11/27, Saturday 11/28 and Sunday 11/29. If you have an immediate live racing need please call (859) 967-8896*
3733 South 4th Street
Louisville, KY 40214
11/29 - 12/1 Sunday - Tuesday | 10am - 2pm
12/2 - 12/5 Wednesday - Saturday | 2pm - 9pm
12/9 - 12/12 Wednesday - Saturday | 2pm - 9pm
12/17 - 12/19 Thursday - Saturday | 2pm - 9pm
12/26 Saturday | 2pm - 9pm
12/31 Thursday | 2pm - 9pm
7400 Turfway Road
Florence, KY 41042
(859) 647-4769 (phone)
(859) 202-3510 (fax)
How to Obtain a License
Licensing documents are located on the Forms and Documents page.
There are five ways to obtain your Kentucky Horse Racing Commission license.
- Go to the live meet track license office.
- Mail your application along with the fee to the central office.
- application along with a credit card number to the central office or live meet track.
- Email your application along with credit card information to KHRCLicensing@ky.gov.
- American Express